Charles Chapman's Blog Posts

Charles Chapman's Blog Posts

1702 Franwall Ave Silver Spring Open Sunday June 12
Gorgeous Remodeled Silver Spring Rambler1702 Franwall AvenueOpen Sunday, June 12 1:00 to 4:00{mls: MDMC2052952}Wow! Spacious, renovated and remodeled, six bedroom, three full bath ...

History Proves Recession Does Not Equal A Housing Crisis
Some Highlights It’s important to understand history proves an economic slowdown does not equal a housing crisis. In 4 of the last 6 recessions, home prices&...

Americans Choose Real Estate As Best Long Term Investment
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Real Estate Market Forecast
What Does the Rest of the Year Hold for the Housing Market?If you’re thinking of buying or selling a house, you’re at an exciting decision point. And anytim...

Dont Let Rising Inflation Delay Your Homeownership Plans
Some Highlights If recent headlines about rising inflation are making you wonder if it’s still a good time to buy, here’s what experts have to say. Housing is an ass...

What To Expect For The Housing Market In The Second Half Of 2022
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How To Price And Prepare Your Home For The Market
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Top Signs It Is Time To Sell Your Home
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What To Expect From Home Prices
Will Home Prices Fall This Year? Here’s What Experts Say.Many people are wondering: will home prices fall this year? Whether you’re a potential homebuy...

More Options For Homebuyers
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Give Your Curb Appeal A Boost Before You Sell
Some Highlights If you’re thinking about selling your house this season, focusing on a few quick and easy updates outside can help your home look its best. 78% of...

Buyers Are Still Lining Up To Make Offers
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How Homeownership Can Help Shield You From Inflation
How Homeownership Can Help Shield You from InflationIf you’re following along with the news today, you’ve likely heard about rising inflation. You’re also likely feeling the ...

How The Home Inspection And Appraisal Empower You As A Homebuyer
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What To Expect From Mortgage Rates
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Why PreApproval Is An Important Step For Todays Homebuyers
Why Pre-Approval Is an Important Step for Today’s HomebuyersBeing intentional and competitive are musts when buying a home this season. That’s why pre-approval is so ...

To Move Or Not To Move That Is The Question
On the Fence of Whether or Not To Move This Spring? Consider This.If you’re thinking of selling your house, it may be because you’ve heard prices are rising, lis...

March 2022 Montgomery County MD Condominium Sale Report And Statistics
March 2022 Montgomery County MD Condominium Sale Report And Statistics...

March 2022 Montgomery County MD Townhome Sale Report And Statistics
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March 2022 Montgomery County MD Detached Home Sale Report And Statistics
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Using Your Tax Refund To Achieve Your Homeownership Goals This Year
If you’re buying or selling a home this year, you’re likely saving up for a variety of expenses. For buyers, that might include things like your down payment and...

Remote Work Trends Mean Flexibility For FirstTime Homebuyers
Today's low inventory can be challenging for homebuyers, especially if you’re looking to purchase your first home. But if you're one of many people who work remote...

What You Need To Budget For When Buying A Home
When it comes to buying a home, it can feel a bit intimidating to know how much you need to save and where to find that information. But you should know, you’re not expected...

There Are Several Great Reasons To Consider Buying A Condo Today
If you’re a first-time buyer looking to break into the housing market but struggling to find a home to buy, condominiums (or condos) could be a great alternative for you.Here are...

How An Energy Efficient Home Can Be A Bright Idea
Some Highlights With inflation driving up the cost of everyday items, seeking out an energy-efficient home can be a great way to decrease the expenses you can con...

What You Need To Know If You Are Thinking About Building A Home
If you’re ready to move up, you may be trying to decide whether you want to buy a home that's already on the market or build a new one. And since the supply of homes&nb...

February Bethesda Real Estate Market Report
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Rockville February Real Estate Market Statistics
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Silver Spring February Market Report
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Montgomery County Maryland February 2022 Market Statistics
Montgomery County, Maryland February, 2022 Market Statistics...

How To Navigate A Market Where Multiple Offers Is The New Normal
How To Navigate a Market Where Multiple Offers Is the New NormalIf you’re thinking of buying a home today, you already know that the number of homes available for sale ...

Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve Homeownership
Down Payment Assistance Programs Can Help You Achieve HomeownershipFor many homebuyers, the thought of saving for a down payment can feel daunting, especially in today’s market. ...

The Difference Between Renting And Owning
Some Highlights If you’re deciding whether to rent or buy, consider the many financial benefits that come with owning a home. As a renter, you build your&nbs...

Real Estate Voted The Best Investment Eight Years In A Row
Real Estate Voted the Best Investment Eight Years in a RowIn an annual Gallup poll, Americans chose real estate as the best long-term investment. And it’s not the first time it...

How To Win As A Buyer In A Sellers Market
Some Highlights Even in today’s sellers’ market, there are still ways for buyers to win big. Build a team of trusted professionals and make strategic plays as you bud...

Montgomery County MD January Market Statistics
Montgomery County, MD January, 2022 Real Estate Market Statistics...

Now Is The Time To List Your House For Top Dollar
Want Top Dollar for Your House? Now’s the Time To List It.When you’re selling any item, you usually want to sell it for the greatest profit possible. That happens when there’...

The Benefits Of Multigenerational Households
Millions of Americans Have Discovered the Benefits of Multigenerational HouseholdsIf your needs are changing, you may be thinking about sharing a home with additional loved ones, s...

How Remote Work Impacts Your Home Search
Some Highlights If your workplace is delaying its return to office plans or is allowing permanent work from home options, that may open up new possibilities for your&n...

Climate Change And Homeownership
Are You a Homeowner Thinking About Climate Change?Americans are more aware than ever of the effects climate change and natural disasters can have on their homes. According to a&nbs...

The Next Generation Of Homebuyers Is Here
Many members of Generation Z (Gen Z) are aging into adulthood and deciding whether to rent or buy a home. If you find yourself in this group, it’s important to understand you’r...

Market Report Week Ending Jan 16 2022
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Achieving The Dream Of Homeownership
Homeownership has long been considered the American Dream, and it’s one every American should feel confident and powerful pursuing. But owning a home is also a deeply personal dr...

Celebrate Fair Housing This Martin Luther King Day
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There Will Not Be A Wave Of Foreclosures In The Housing Market
When mortgage forbearance plans were first announced and the pandemic surged through the country in early 2020, many homeowners were allowed to pause their mortgage payments. Some ...

Avoid The Rental Trap In 2022
Are you one of the many renters thinking about where you’ll live the next time your lease is up? Before you decide whether to look for a new house or another apartment, it’s im...

Expert Insights On The 2022 Housing Market
Expert Insights on the 2022 Housing MarketAs we move into 2022, both buyers and sellers are wondering, what’s next? Will there be more homes available to buy?...

Key Things To Avoid After Applying For A Mortgage
Key Things To Avoid After Applying for a MortgageOnce you’ve found your dream home and applied for a mortgage, there are some key things to keep in mind before you close. It’s ...

Wishing You A Joyful Holiday And A Happy New Year
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What Everyone Wants To Know
What Everyone Wants To Know: Will Home Prices Decline in 2022?If you’re thinking of buying a home in today’s housing market, you may be wondering how strong your investment wil...

A Happy Tail Pets And The Homebuying Process
Some Highlights It’s no secret that we love our furry friends - about 70% of U.S. households have pets. What may come as a surprise is how large a role they play in ...

Why It Just Became Much Easier To Buy A Home
Why It Just Became Much Easier To Buy a HomeSince the pandemic began, Americans have reevaluated the meaning of the word home. That’s led some renters to realize the many be...

Tips For Single Homebuyers How To Make Your Dream A Reality
Tips for Single Homebuyers: How To Make Your Dream a RealityIf you’re living on your own and looking to buy a home, know that you can make your dream a reality with tho...

Why Now Is A Great Time To Sell Your House
As we near the end of the year, more homeowners are realizing the benefits of today’s sellers’ market. Record-breaking home price appreciation, growing equity, low&nb...

Have A Very Happy Thanksgiving
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We May See A Winter Like Never Before
Home Sales About To Surge? We May See a Winter Like Never Before.Like most industries, residential real estate has a seasonality to it. For example, toy stores sell more toys in Oc...

Retirement May Be Changing What You Need In A Home
Retirement May Be Changing What You Need in a HomeThe past year and a half brought about significant life changes for many of us. For some, it meant entering retirement earlier tha...

13352 Moonlight Trail Silver Spring
13352 Moonlight TrailThis stunning home is sited on perhaps the most perfect lot in Poplar Run: buffered by trees on two sides, located close enough to the pool and community cente...

Renters Missed Out On 51500 This Past Year
Renters Missed Out on $51,500 This Past YearRents have increased significantly this year. The latest National Rent Report from Apartmentlist.com shows rents are...

Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise In 2022
Experts Project Mortgage Rates Will Continue To Rise in 2022Mortgage rates are one of several factors that impact how much you can afford if you’re buying a home. When rates are ...

Knowledge Is Power When It Comes To Appraisals And Inspections
Buyers in today’s market often have questions about the importance of getting a home appraisal and an inspection. That’s because high buyer demand and low housing supply&n...

Future Of Home Prices
What Does the Future Hold for Home Prices?If you’re looking to buy or sell a house, chances are you’ve heard talk about today’s rising home prices. And while this increa...

Homebuyer Tips For Finding The One
Some Highlights The best advice carries across multiple areas of life. When it comes to homebuying, a few simple tips can help you stay on track. Because of increased&nb...

Do Not Wait For A Lower Mortgage Rate
Don’t Wait for a Lower Mortgage Rate – It Could Cost YouToday’s housing market is truly one for the record books. Over the past year, we’ve seen the lowest mortgage rates i...

Causes Of The Competitive Real Estate Market
What’s Causing Today’s Competitive Real Estate Market?Some HighlightsToday’s strong sellers’ market is the direct result of high demand and low supply.Low&nb...

The Main Key To Understanding The Rise In Mortgage Rates
The Main Key To Understanding the Rise in Mortgage RatesEvery Thursday, Freddie Mac releases the results of their Primary Mortgage Market Survey which reveals t...

Do Not Tackle Selling Your Home On Your Own
Don’t Tackle Selling Your Home on Your Own – an Agent Can HelpIf you’re looking to maximize your sale and minimize your effort, you need to work with a real estate profession...

Is Offering Asking Price Enough
If You’re a Buyer, Is Offering Asking Price Enough?In today’s real estate market, buyers shouldn’t shop for a home with the expectation they’ll be able to negotiate a lower...

Its Still A Sellers Market
Some Highlights Due to low supply and high demand, today is one of the strongest sellers’ markets we’ve seen. Sellers can benefit from more ...

Two Reasons Why Waiting A Year To Buy Could Cost You
If you’re a renter with a desire to become a homeowner, or a homeowner who’s decided your current house no longer fits your needs, you may be hoping that waiting a year might m...

Is The Number Of Homes For Sale Finally Growing
Is the Number of Homes for Sale Finally Growing?An important metric in today’s residential real estate market is the number of homes available for sale. The shortage of available...

5 Tips For Making Your Best Offer
In today’s sellers’ market, standing out as a buyer is critical. Multi-offer scenarios and bidding wars are the norm due to the low supply of houses for sale and high ...

Understand Your Options To Avoid Foreclosure
Even though experts agree there’s no chance of a large-scale foreclosure crisis, there are a number of homeowners who may be coming face-to-face with foreclosure as a p...

Reasons You Should Consider Selling This Fall
If you're trying to decide when to sell your house, there may not be a better time to list than right now. The ultimate sellers' market we're in today won't last forever....

What You Can Do Right Now To Prepare For Homeownership
As rent prices continue to soar, many renters want to know what they can do to get ready to buy their first home. According to recent data from ApartmentList.com: ...

What Experts Say About Todays Mortgage Rates
Mortgage rates are hovering near record lows, and that’s good news for today’s homebuyers. The graph below shows mortgage rates dating back to 2016 and where today fa...

The Best Use Of Time And Money When It Comes To Renovations
In the current sellers’ market, many homeowners wonder what, if anything, needs to be remodeled before they list their house. That’s where a trusted real estate professional co...

Looking For A Place To Call Home Consider A Condominium
It’s no secret that one of the top stories in today’s real estate market is low housing supply and high buyer demand. If you’re a first-time buyer looking for a sta...

With Rents On The Rise Is Now The Time To Buy
According to recent data from realtor.com, median rental prices have reached their highest point ever recorded in many areas across the country. The report ...

Key Questions To Ask Yourself Before Buying A Home
Sometimes it can feel like everyone has advice when it comes to buying a home. While your friends and loved ones may have your best interests in mind, they may also be missing ...

Home Sellers There Is An Extra Way To Welcome Home Our Veterans
Some veterans are finding it difficult to obtain a home in today’s market. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR): “Convention...

4 Reasons Why The End Of Forbearance Will Not Lead To A Wave Of Foreclosures
With forbearance plans about to come to an end, many are concerned the housing market will experience a wave of foreclosures like what happened after the housing bubble 15 years ag...

3 Hot Topics In The Housing Market Right Now
If you’re a prospective buyer or seller, it’s important to understand the current real estate market conditions and how they affect you. The Counselors of Real Estate ...

Pop Quiz Can You Define These Key Terms In Todays Housing Market
Some Highlights The language of buying and selling a home may sound scary at first, but knowing how key terms relate to today’s market can help you. For example, cur...

Todays Real Estate Market Explained Through 4 Key Trends
As we move into the second half of the year, one thing is clear: the current real estate market is one for the record books. The exact mix of conditions we have today creates oppor...

Selling Your House Make Sure You Price It Right
There’s no denying we’re in a sellers’ market. With low inventory and high buyer demand, homes today are selling above the asking price at a record rate. According to th...

Happy Independence Day
Wishing you a happy and safe Independence Day....

Are We In A Housing Bubble Experts Say No
The question of whether the real estate market is a bubble ready to pop seems to be dominating a lot of conversations – and everyone has an opinion. Yet, when it comes down to it...

5 Things Homebuyers Need To Know When Making An Offer
When it comes to buying a house, you’re looking for the perfect place to call home. The problem is, in today’s market there just aren’t that many homes available to purchase....

Owning A Home Has Distinct Financial Benefits Over Renting
Some Highlights When you rent, you build your landlord’s wealth, your monthly payment depends on ever-rising rents, and you don’t benefit from home price appr...

Have Your Day In The Sun By Moving Up This Summer
Some Highlights Longer days and sunny weather mean summer is upon us, and what better conditions than right now to upgrade to the home of your dreams? If your ...

Why This Is Not Like 2008 Again
During the Great Recession, just over a decade ago, the financial systems the world depended on started to collapse. It created a panic that drove some large companies out of busin...

Where Do Experts Say The Housing Market Is Heading
As we enter the middle of 2021, many are wondering if we’ll see big changes in the housing market during the second half of this year. Here’s a look at what some experts have t...

3 Things To Prioritize When Selling Your House
Today’s housing market is full of unprecedented opportunities. High buyer demand paired with record-low housing inventory is creating the ultimate sellers’ market, wh...

Sellers Are Ready To Enter The Housing Market
One of the biggest questions in real estate today is, “When will sellers return to the housing market?” An ongoing shortage of home supply has created a hyper-competitive envir...

Dont Forget To Budget For Closing Costs
When buying a home, it’s important to have a budget and make sure you plan ahead for certain homebuying expenses. Saving for a down payment is the main cost that comes ...

When It Comes To Selling A House Your Time Is Money
Some Highlights Selling a house is no small task. If you decide to try to do it on your own, keep in mind you’ll be responsible for all the expert-level work of a real es...

Its Not Too Late To Apply For Forbearance
Over the past year, the pandemic made it challenging for some homeowners to make their mortgage payments. Thankfully, the government initiated a forbearance program to pr...

Your House Could Be The Oasis In An Inventory Desert
Homebuyers are flooding the housing market right now to take advantage of record-low mortgage rates. Many have a sense of urgency to find a home soon since experts foreca...

The Power Of Mortgage PreApproval
The Power of Mortgage Pre-ApprovalSome Highlights  Mortgage pre-approval means a lender has reviewed your finances and, based on factors like your income, debt, and credit ...

Why Waiting To Buy A Home Could Cost You A Small Fortune
Why Waiting to Buy a Home Could Cost You a Small FortuneMany people are sitting on the fence trying to decide if now’s the time to buy a home. Some are renters who have a st...

16215 Decker Place Rockville Stunningly Stylish And Wonderfully Convenient To Everything
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Learn About Mortgage Relief Options And Protections And Protections For Renters
The information and links below are from the Consumer Financial Protection BureauLearn about mortgage relief options and protectionsA federal law put in place two protections for h...

7704 Cayuga Ave Bethesda In The Whitman High School District
Super price for this move in condition split-level home in the Cohassett neigborhood within walking distance of Burning Tree Elementary, Thomas Pyle Middle and Walt Whitman High.{m...

7915 Kentbury Drive Price Reduced And Open Sunday
7915 Kenbury Drive Price Just Reduced to $949,900Open Sunday, Oct. 7 from 1:00 to 4:00{mls: 1002344626}Expanded and fully renovated in 2011. Open kitchen with SS appliances and gra...

7915 Kentbury Drive Open Sunday 1 To 4
Price Just Reduced!Move In Ready 6 BR, 4 FB Colonial with GarageJust Blocks From Downtown Bethesda!Open Sunday, September 9 1:00 to 4:00{mls: 1002344626}Click here for full details...

Three Really Cool Online Voter Registration Tools
As a Realtor, I remind my home buyers and sellers to update their mailing addresses, contact the utility companies, update drivers licenses - and help them celebrate their new ho...

June 2018 Housing Market Update
June 2018 Housing Market Update: Prices at or near all-time highs in Washington D.C. and Baltimore Metro areas. Inventories continue their unrelenting decline, days on market at or...

Open Sunday 7915 Kentbury Drive
Open Sunday 1:30 to 4:007915 Kentbury DriveBethesda, MD 20814{mls: 1000444028}Click here for price and full details: 7915 Kentbury Drive....

6406 Winston Drive Bethesda First Open Sunday April 22 1 To 4
Brand New Douglas Construction Arts And Craft6406 Winston Drive Bethesda    First Open Sunday, April 22 from 1:00 to 4:00{mls: 1000426664}Amazing Arts & Crafts Colonial o...

5418 York Lane Bethesda Open Sunday
5418 York Lane, BethesdaFantastic Brand New Custom Contemporary$2,495,000*Open Sunday, April 8 from 1:00 to 4:00{mls: 1001409717}This masterpiece built by Lange Developme...

This Bethesda Home Checks All The Boxes
Coming next month in the BCC school districtIf this house checks all YOUR boxes, let me know -- I will make sure you know before the house hits the market....

8315 Thoreau Drive Open Sunday 1 To 3
8315 Thoreau Drive First Open This Sunday from 1:00 to 3:00Woodhaven Neighborhood of BethesdaSTUNNING ARTS AND CRAFTS HOME BUILT BY CASTLEWOOD CUSTOM BUILDERS LOCATED IN THE H...

Finding Their Dream Home Was Like A Hollywood Love Story For Dianna And Gonzalo
Dianna and Gonzalo's Dream Home Love StoryWhen I visited Gonzalo and Dianna’s home recently, I had the opportunity to see how truly happy they and their daughters are with the li...

A Happy Ending For Balla And Lynda
It is a great feeling when my clients find a home they love! Occasionally buyers get stars in their eyes over a home that could cost them much more than they anticipate. Balla and ...

Love Your Home
Happy Valentines DayCall me at 240-351-8214....

8609 Long Acre Court Bethesda Listing Of The Week
8609 Long Acre Court{mls: 1004350235}Click here for price and full details: 8609 Long Acre Court, Bethesda, MD 20817...

5616 Madison Street Open On Sunday December 10 1 To 4
Brand New Home By Award Winning Douglas ConstructionOpen Sunday, 12/10 From 1:00 to 4:00Amazing new Arts & Crafts built by award-winning Douglas Const (Best Green Bldr-Beth Mag) 4 ...

Bethesda Open Sunday 1 To 4 8706 Bradmoor Drive
8706 Bradmoor Drive, Bethesda Open 1:00 to 4:00Beautiful hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen (granite, new cabs, new appls), 3 full updated baths w/ ceramic tile. Move-in ready, fre...

New Listing Of The Week 8706 Bradmoor Drive
8706 Bradmoor Drive, BethesdaBeautiful hardwood floors, remodeled kitchen (granite, new cabs, new appls), 3 full updated baths w/ ceramic tile. Move-in ready, fresh paint, new ligh...

Open Sunday Nov 19 Brand New Douglas Construction Home 5616 Madison Street
Brand New Home By Douglas Construction Open Sunday, Nov 19 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm100% complete! Amazing new Arts & Crafts built by award-winning Douglas Const (Best Green Bldr-Beth M...

Bethesda Market October 2107 Statistics For Detached Houses
October 2017 Bethesda Real Estate Detached Home Market Statistics. The charts below use data from the multiple list system for the past 12 months as of October 2017 and ...

Open Sunday November 12 8709 Bradmoor Drive
Gorgeous New Home By Mid Atlantic Custom Builders8709 Bradmoor Drive, BethesdaOpen Sunday, November 12 1:00 to 4:00 pm...

Open Sunday 1 To 4 5618 Madison Street Bethesda
Brand New Energy Efficient Craftsman Home By Douglas ConstructionOpen Sunday, October 29 1 - 4Amazing new Arts & Crafts built by award-winning Douglas Const (Best Green Bldr-Beth M...

September 2017 Bethesda Townhouse Real Estate Market Performance And Statistics
September 2017 Bethesda Townhouse Real Estate Market Statistics. The charts below use data from the multiple list system for the past 12 months as of September 2017 and give ...

Montgomery Homeownership Program II
The Montgomery Homeownership Program II, an initiative of the Maryland Mortgage Program in partnership with Montgomery County, gives eligible homebuyers purchasing in Montgomery Co...

Bethesda September Real Estate Market Statistics Zip Code 20817 Detached Houses
September 2017 Bethesda Real Estate Market Statistics For Zip Code 20816. The charts below use data from the multiple list system for the past 12 months as of September 2017 and...

One Open House Is Worth 1000000 Words
If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine how many words seeing this stunning Battery Park contemporary in person is worth. Open 1:00-4:00 Sunday.{mls: MC10076017}Click here ...

Bethesda September Real Estate Market Statistics 20816 Zip Code
September 2017 Bethesda Real Estate Market Statistics For Zip Code 20816The charts below use data from the multiple list system for the past 12 months as of September 2017 and gi...

Bethesda September Real Estate Market Statistics Zip Code 20814
September 2017 Bethesda Real Estate Market Statistics For Zip Code 20814The charts below use data from the multiple list system for the past 12 months as of September 2017 and gi...

Cooler Weather Means Cooler Prices
Want to know something cool? Home buyers can save thousands of dollars on the purchase of their home! How? By buying this Fall instead of waiting for Spring.Prices in t...

Know When You Are Ready To Buy A House
Courtesy of Realtor.com, Elizabeth Banks takes us through Step 1 of the home buying process. Enjoy!Buying a home is so grown-up and impressive, but there are a few things you shoul...

Episode 1 Knowing When You Are Ready To Buy
Courtesy of Realtor.com, Elizabeth Banks takes us through Step 1 of the home buying process. Enjoy!Buying a home is so grown-up and impressive, but there are a few things you shoul...

Montgomery County September 2017 Market Statistics
Here is an overview of the September Montgomery County Residential Real Estate MarketThis report offers a snapshot of how the Montgomery County market is performing compa...

Everyone Is Nervous About Buying Their First House
Some people only buy one house in their life, others buy several or even many. The first house is the most important and the one that causes people the most anxiety. Everything i...

Taking The First Step To Homeownership And Financial Security
I posted a blog recently about the wealth-building benefit of home ownership. The central point: Homeowners have an average of 44 times the wealth of renters. While the wealth-bu...

Net Worth Of Homeowners 44X Greater Than Renters
Every three years, the Federal Reserve conducts their Survey of Consumer Finances in which they collect data across all economic and social groups. Th...

Find The Value Of Your Montgomery County Property
The Average Price in MONTGOMERY COUNTY is $535,508. What's Yours Worth? Check Your Property's ValueFind The Value Of Your Montgomery County Property: Click Here...

Open Sunday 2 To 4 5518 Oakmont Avenue In Bethesda
Classic All Brick Colonial Home Open Sunday, October 8 From 2:00 to 4:00{mls: MC10060688}So convenient to NIH and Suburban Hospital, one block from the bus and less than 2 miles fr...

Find Every Bank Owned Property Here
Buying a bank owned property can be a great way to save money on a new home or an investment property. It can also be risky and should be approached carefully with a clear understa...

Every New Bethesda House For Sale
Find every new Bethesda home for sale. New homes by Bethesda's best builders. Click here for full details and prices.Every New Home For Sale In Bethesda Click Here...

Spacious Colonial Home Near Metro For Sale
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details {mls: MC10060688}Fres...

Attractive Bethesda Colonial For Sale
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details{mls: MC10060688}Freshly pa...

Colonial Home For Sale In Wyngate Elementary School District
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details{mls: MC10060688}Freshly pa...

Colonial Home For Sale In North Bethesda Middle School District
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details{mls: MC10060688}Freshly pa...

Colonial Home For Sale In Walter Johnson High School District
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details{mls: MC10060688}Freshly pa...

4 Bedroom Bethesda Colonial
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details{mls: MC10060688}Freshly pa...

Affordable Colonial For Sale Bethesda
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details{mls: MC10060688}Freshly pa...

Oakmont Colonial For Sale
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda Oakmont colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details{mls: MC10060688}Fr...

Bethesda Colonial For Sale
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details{mls: MC10060688}Freshly pa...

All Brick Bethesda Colonial
4 bedroom, spacious all brick Bethesda colonial. Remodeled kitchen and master bath. Screened porch. 2 fireplaces. Click here for full price and details.{mls: MC10060688}Freshly p...

Open Sunday 5518 Oakmont Ave Bethesda
Move in ready spacious Bethesda colonial. Open this Sunday, September 24 from 1:00 to 4:00. Offered at $865,000. Click here for full price and details.{mls: MC10060688}Freshly pain...

How To Spot A Bad Real Estate Agent In 20 Minutes Or Less
Have you met with a Maryland real estate agent who did not provide you with the form “Understanding Whom Real Estate Agents Represent” prior to or in that meeting? Then you m...

The Fabulous 15 Most Expensive Homes In Montgomery County
Is $23,000,000 (that's right 23 with six zeros after) too rich for your blood? Well you can still dream can't you? After all that is still free.  Check out the Fabulous 15 mos...

Top Five New Homes Of The Week
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You Can Buy A House With Little Or No Money Down
Many people believe they need to have a large amount of money saved to buy a house. Actually there are grant programs which can help renters to become homeowners with little mon...

This Sundays Top 5 Open Houses
This Sunday's Top 5 Open HousesClick the picture to see the full listing{mls: MC10040766}{mls: MC10040613}{mls: MC10007359}{mls: MC9877002}{mls: MC10034753}...

Open House Of The Week 121 Copley Circle In Crown
Just listed!First open house on Sunday, May 141:00pm to 4:00pmAlmost new in prestigious walkable Crown!Restaurants & shopping moments away by foot.Click the photo to learn more.{ml...

6225 Madawaska Rd New Home Of The Week
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Open House Of The Week 8803 Bradmoor Drive
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Open House Of The Week 8715 Bradmoor Drive
{mls: MC9862391}Open House! Sun 01:00:00 PM - 04:00:00 PM 1st Open House for this brand new home built by award-winning builder Mid-Atlantic Custom Builders. Come and see the beaut...

How To Take The Stress Out Of Homebuying
How to reduce the stress of buying a home while gaining a competitive advantage over other buyers....

9133 Willow Gate Lane Open House Of The Week Sunday Feb 12 1 To 4
OPEN SUN 1-4PM February 12. Stunning updated colonial on highly desirable cul-de-sac in Avenel! Renovated gourmet eat-in Kitchen, Viking range, granite tops, two-story family ...

Goldilocks And The Just Right List Price
There’s no online calculator for setting the perfect listing price for your home. It takes experience, market savvy, and even a bit of psychology. A strong listing agent can help...

5612 Madison St Bethesda Open Sunday 1 To 4
Spacious, gorgeous new home by master builders Welty Homes. Located in the Walt Whitman High School District. Price just reduced by $49,000 and priced to sell fast! Open this Sun...

12100 Portree Drive Rockville Open 1 To 4 Sunday
Lovely, updated home in the Walter Johnson High School District. Open this Sunday Jan 29 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm.{mls: MC9848674}Click here for full details....

Kids In Need Distributors January Delivery
Eight times during the school year, volunteers for Kids In Need Distributors (KIND) deliver food to schools throughout Montgomery County so that needy children are fed over the wee...

8718 Irvington Ave Bethesda Open House Of The Week
Newly built by Douglas Construction 8718 Irvington Avenue, Bethesda. First open Sunday 1 -4.{mls: MC9840454}Click here for full details...

Bethesda Listing Of The Week January 12
Listing of the week: 5019 Acacia Ave., Bethesda {mls: MC9835306}Click here for full details...

Happy New Year
Happy New Year! 2017 is finally here and our good friend, Renata (the NOT real Realtor), wants to make sure we all get started off on the right foot today... WARNING: Do ...

Holiday Savings On Your New Home
We offer a sizable closing credit on every home we sell. Use us as your buyer agent and you will save a substantial amount on your closing costs.  Here are several specific ex...

Maximize Your The Winter Curb Appeal Of Your Home
Winter, spring, summer or fall, curb appeal matters. If you are planning on selling your house this winter, this video is for you....

Potomac Market Statistics And Report
The charts below will give you a quick overview of the performance of the Potomac housing market during the last 12 months.Average sold price.Number of home sales settled.Average d...

Chevy Chase Market Statistics And Report
The charts below will give you a quick picture of the Chevy Chase housing market for the last 12 months.Average sales price.Number of closed home sales.Average days on the market.F...

Bethesda Market Statistics And Report
The charts below will give you a quick overview of the performance of the Bethesda housing market during the last 12 months.Average sold price.Number of home sales settled.Average ...

Montgomery County Market Statistics And Report
The charts below give you a quick snapshot of how the Montgomery County housing market performed over the last 12 months.Average sales prices.Number of closed sales.Average days on...

Montgomery County High Schools Dominate New Rankings In Maryland Region
Montgomery County High Schools Dominate New Rankings in Maryland, RegionPoolesville, Walter Johnson and Walt Whitman among the bestMontgomery County high schools dominate new ranki...

Bethesda Named One Of Americas Best Small Cities
Bethesda Named One of America's Best Small CitiesThe recently released WalletHub report gave Bethesda good scores for quality of life. What do you think makes Bethesda great?Click ...

Silver Spring Market Statistics November 2015 Through October 2016
The charts below give you a good overview of the performance of the Silver Spring real estate market over the past 12 months, but you can click here for a complete Silver Spring m...

How Goldilocks Found The Just Right House
Overseeing building a custom home is a bigger job than many home buyers want to take on, while selecting a new home which is already completed leaves many buyers unhappy with some ...

Kensington Market Statistics November 2015 Through October 2016
Click here for a complete Kensington market reportThe charts below give you a good overview of the performance of the Kensington real estate market over the past 12 months. The ...

Rockville Market Statistics November 2015 Through October 2016
Altogether, the charts below give you a good overview of the performance of the Rockville real estate market over the past 12 months.Click here for a complete Rockville Market Rep...

Chevy Chase Market Statistics November 2015 Through October 2016
Altogether, the charts below give you a good overview of the performance of the Chevy Chase real estate market over the past 12 months.Click here for a complete Chevy Chase market...

Potomac Market Statistics November 2015 Through October 2016
Altogether, the charts below give you a good overview of the performance of the Potomac real estate market over the past 12 months.The chart below shows the average sales price by...

There Is No Place Like Home For The Holidays
I had a conversation today that reminded me of how so many homebuyers leave thousands of dollars on the table because they wait to shop for a home until the holidays are over.I was...

Bethesda Market Statistics November 2015 Through October 2016
Altogether, the charts below give you a good overview of the performance of the Bethesda real estate market over the past 12 months.The chart below shows the average sales pri...

New Maryland Agency Law Changes Buyer Agent Requirements And Practices
The Maryland law which governs relationships between real estate agents and members of the public, the Maryland Real Property Broker’s Act (commonly referred to as agency law),...

Listing Of The Week 4806 Leland Street Open Sunday
Fantastic New Home By Castlewood Builders. Open Sunday, Oct. 30 1:00 to 4:00 pm....

Listing Of The Week 4806 Leland Street Open Sunday Oct 22
New construction at 4806 Leland Street Open Sunday 1-4. Listed for $2,195,000....

Early Voting And Voting By Mail In Maryland
Early voting in Maryland begins October 27 and continues until November 3.  If you are not registered to vote, you may register at the polling location during early voting....

A Boost To The Local Economy At A Price
As reported by the Washington PostMarriott International announced plans to move its headquarters to downtown Bethesda Tuesday, opting to remain in Montgomery County after getting ...

Average Bethesda Sales Prices Last 12 Months
The chart below shows the average sales price for Bethesda detached houses, townhouses and condomiums during the past 12 months....

Tax Savings From Deconstructing Rather Than Demolishing An Old House
Deconstruction is an environmentally-friendly alternative to demolition of an existing house and can result in substantial tax savings for people having a new home built.After di...

Mandatory Radon Testing For Montgomery County Home Sales
The update below is courtesy of Cecelia Adams of RSI TitleEffective October 1, 2016, Montgomery County law requires that “a single-family home located in the County must be test...

Bethesda Newly Built Homes Price Appreciation
Same home sales for newly built Bethesda homes upon re-sale.The average home price for detached homes in Bethesda (excluding brand new homes) over the last six months was $1,091,4...

9005 Fernwood Road Luxury Home Of The Week Open Sunday Sept 25
Take a tour of one of Bethesda's most elegant homes.  Open Sunday, Sept. 25 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm....

After The Foundation Pour And Inspection
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2016 MId Year Market Report
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Enhance The Summer Curb Appeal Of Your Home
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Featured Listing 4510 Maple Ave New Arts And Crafts Colonial
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Featured Listing 5606 Forest Place Open Sunday
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Featured Listing 8803 Bradmoor Drive
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Featured Listing 7403 Wildwood Drive
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Insurance Information Every Homeowner Should Know
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The Maryland Mortgage Program Opens Doors For Homebuyers
The Maryland Mortgage Program has been the state’s premier homeownership program for more than 30 years, relying primarily on private capital to provide affordable loans for ha...

Ellen Degeneres Tips For Homebuyers
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April Home Sales
The real estate market in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Kensington and Potomac went from strength to strength in April.  While the number of homes sold overall was virtually unchange...

Queen Elizabeth Grandparents Estate For Sale
Queen Elizabeth's Grandparents' House Is on the Market For £30 MillionThe 232-acre Woolmers Park in England, along with its 1730s mansion, is on the market with a rumored asking p...

Everything You Need To Know About Using A Power Of Attorney
If you are like many people in the Washington, DC area, you lead a busy life and may travel frequently and may need to travel can pop up even if you are in the middle of buying o...

Montgomery County March Market Madness
How is the market doing so far?  Here is a snapshot with statistics supplied by the MRIS and RBI for the month of March for Montgomery County.The 841 closed sales in Montgomer...

When Your Dream House Becomes A Nightmare
Dream Home Or House Of Horrors?Every homeowner has a dream house in their heart.  What to do when the house you have is not that dream house?  Remodel of course!  ...

March Bethesda Chevy Chase Kensington And Potomac Home Sales
Curious what homes sold and what they sold for in March in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Kensington or Potomac?The volume of March 2016 home sales held steady with March of 2015...

Spring Fun In Bethesda
Spring Weather is here! Time to get active!Here is a quick guide to Bethesda’s Bike Trails:The Capital Crescent Trail Runs through Bethesda and Chevy Chase--it starts in Silver ...

It Is About To Get Easier To Buy A Condominium
FHA Condominium Financing Rules EasingCondominiums are among the most affordable homeownership options for first-time homebuyers, but a lack of financing options has stood in the...

Watch A New Home Go Up Start To Finish
Would you like to see how a new home is built, but you don't have six months to stand around and watch?   Watch this time lapse project of a custom home built b...

Problems An Old Electrical Panel Box Can Cause
Home inspector Ray Hurst explains the problems an old electrical panel box can cause.Electrical problems have been big news recently (think Metro) and problems can lurk inside yo...

How New Home Builders Keep Water Away From Foundations
Will the basement of a new house stay dry?I often hear homebuyers ask how they can be sure that a newly built home isn’t going to have water issues since there isn’t a history...

Bethesda Chevy Chase And Potomac February Home Sales
Curious what homes sold and what they sold for in February in Bethesda, Chevy Chase or Potomac?Click the links below to see;  And if you'd like to know what your own home woul...

Tours Of Bethesda New Homes And Homes Near Metro
BETHESDA, CHEVY CHASE HOMES TOURWe are having a Saturday afternoon tour of new built homes for sale in Bethesda and Chevy Chase on March 19.We are also having a lunch hour tour of...

Bethesda And Chevy Chase And Potomac Market Reports For January
Here are the latest Bethesda, Chevy Chase, and Potomac Market Reports.These are for single family homes. If you'd like a Market Report for condos or townhomes, let us know and we'l...

Market Statistics For 2015 Bethesda And Montgomery County
Here's some interesting news about the market in Bethesda and Montgomery County:Bethesda - 2015 compared to 2014Average sold price is up by 3.33%Median sold price is up by 4.43%Ave...

Goldilocks And The Just Right House
Overseeing building a custom home is a bigger job than many home buyers want to take on, while selecting a new home which is already completed leaves many buyers unhappy with so...

Mandatory Radon Testing Coming Soon In Montgomery County
Radon is a naturally occurring colorless and odorless gas which is a known carcinogen. The EPA has established a guideline threshold of 4 picocuries per liter and recommends remedi...


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